Jeffrey S. Gurock
Jeffrey S. Gurock is Libby M. Klaperman Professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University. He has written over a dozen books in the field of American Jewish History and also served as associate editor to American Jewish History, the most important journal in that field. His work focuses on the American Orthodox community and the variations in Orthodox practice and ritual over the course of American Jewish History. His most recent book is Orthodox Jews in America, a comprehensive social and cultural history of this group and its relations to other Jews and mainstream American society. His newest work Jews in Gotham published by NYU Press chronicles New York Jewry from 1920–2010.
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